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Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766



  • Existence: 1688 - 1766

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Amérique Septentrionale dressée sur les relations les plus modernes des voyageurs et navigateurs, ou se remarquent les Etats Unis : publiée en 1750 et corrigée en 1783, 1786?

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 2
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-142
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1786?

Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland, 1755

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 7, Section: 2
Identifier: 2020-SC-024-012
Scope and Contents "Originally published in 1753, the Fry-Jefferson map was the most accurate map of Virginia at that time. This French version was printed at the beginning of the French and Indian War, which began when Governor Robert Dinwiddie ordered George Washington and his Virginia troops to drive the French off British-claimed land. Most of the indigenous names featured in John Smith’s map are gone, replaced by Anglo-American settlements." -- Mapping the “New World”: Highlights from the Paul Schott...
Dates: 1755

Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland, 1755

 Item — Closed Stacks, Drawer: 36
Identifier: RP-550, MAP-4079
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection of historic maps date from 1675-1971, and primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia. Includes matching editions of maps personally owned by George Washington.

Note: surveys created by George Washington are found in the George Washington Collection.

Dates: 1755

Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amèrique Septentrionale, 1778

 Item — Closed Stacks, Drawer: 33
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-031
Description Displayed here is the third state of the "Carte des Canada," published by Jean Baptiste Fortin who had acquired the stock of the Vaugondy firm. This map is one of the first to recognize the name of the newly formed United States, "Etats Unis," as seen by the inclusion of the phrase in the title cartouche. The map is closely related to J.B. Eliot's "Carte du Theatre de la Guerre Actuel Entre les Anglais et les Treize Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale ..." Eliot also uses...
Dates: 1778

LʼAmérique Septentrionale et Méridionale divisée suivant ses différens pay, 1792

Identifier: 2020-IL-001-143
Description This general map of the Americas was produced by the firm of Vaugondy. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy was the leading French globemaker of the 18th century, and was appointed geographer to Louis XV in 1734. Like "L'Amerique divise?e en ses principaux Etats" by Lattre and Bonne from 1788, this map shows the new boundaries of North America as a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The newly created United States, along with Spanish lands in the south are clearly delineated. This may be the fourth...
Dates: 1792

Ould Virginia, 1627

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 4, Section: 4
Identifier: 2020-SC-024-021
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection contains 26 maps of the New World, dating 1541-1778, which illustrate the progression of European geographic knowledge about Virginia and North America from the 16th through the 18th centuries

Dates: 1627